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UPDATE: Appeal Judges say doctors not allowed to abort mentally ill woman’s baby

24th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Doctors are not allowed to abort a mentally ill woman’s baby, Court of Appeal Judges have ruled today.   On Friday, a Judge said that abortion was in the mother’s best interests.

hospital beds lying empty

GPs to be polled over views on assisted suicide

24th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is to poll its more than 53,000 members on whether the College should drop its official opposition to assisted suicide.

baby in womb scan

British judge orders woman to have an abortion, despite her objections

24th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Late on Friday, a British judge ordered a mother to have an abortion, despite the fact she was opposed to ending the life of her unborn baby.

The Statutory Defence for victims of human trafficking- how does it work?

24th Jun 2019
Anonymous (not verified)

What is the statutory defence and why was it introduced?

hand washing a car at a car wash

MPs want further improvements to help tackle modern slavery

21st Jun 2019
James Mildred

During a Westminster Hall debate on Wednesday, MPs called on the Government to make certain improvements in how modern slavery in England and Wales is addressed. 

boy and girl on a laptop at home

Age-verification scheme on porn sites faces yet another delay

20th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Government’s flagship age-verification scheme on pornographic websites is facing yet another delay, meaning the 15 July start date will now be pushed back.